A Human Experience

This morning was peaceful. Grandpa pulled out the ole guitar. And it’s been awhile since he’s done that.  He even said, “I’ve just had an urge for pickin’.” Then my mother jumped in with her banjo.  and in seconds we were singing, She’ll be comin’ round the mountain. An awing moment.  My parents are baby-boomin’-spirit…

Milestone: 1 YEAR

Happy Birthday McKinley! McKinley is truly an amazing daughter. I know I know…every parent thinks their child is amazing and wonderful and the best. But duh, if a parent didn’t feel like that about their children then I would be confused…possibly even concerned. McKinley has grown into this free spirited little girl. My little hippie….

First Publication!

My whole life I have wanted to be published. Finally the moment has come and I couldn’t be more excited. In fact, I’m extremely giddy.  I remember having a paper I wrote on female infibulation in the 10th grade being published, but it was a publication our school created… so I dunno- do you count…

Definition: Family

Family is powerful.  Powerful was the first word that came to mind, but the word power doesn’t come close to describing what a family truly embodies. When you type “definition: family“ into Google, “A group consisting of parents and children living together in a household,” shows up.  This is a crappy definition. Thefreedictionary.com defines family…

Support Structures

This is what we do on random afternoons. I’m a therapist, so it’s second nature for me to say this;  Having support is crucial.  When the going gets rough we rely on support structures to____________.  Fill in the blank.  I leave a blank because “support” means different things to different people. I have learned over…